Post Graduate SchoolIndian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
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the answer sheet.1. Which of the following crops have beenapproved for commercial cultivation in india?a)Bt cotton and Bt brinjalb)Bt cotton and Golden Ricec) Bt maize and Bt cottond) Bt cotton only2. This year (2010-11) the expected food grainqroduction in lndia isa) 212 million tonnesb) 220 million tonnesc) 235 million tonnesd) 250 million tonnes
The genome of which of the following cropsis still not completely sequenced?a) Riceb) Soybeanc) Sorghum
Wheat4. According to the Approach Paper to the 12"Five Year Plan, the basic objective of the12'~ ian isa) Inclusive growthb) Sustainable growthc) .Faster, more inclusive and sustainableglowthd) lqclusive and sustainable growth
To address the problems of sustainable andholistic deveiopment of rainfed areas,including appropriate farming and livelihoodsystem approaches, the Government of Indiahas set up thea) National Rainfed Area Authorityb) National Watershed Development Project forRainfed Areasc) National Mission on Rainfed Areasd) Command Area Development and WaterManagement Authority6. Which of the following sub-schemes are notcovered under the Rashtriya Krlshi VikasYojana?a) Extending the Green Revolution to easternindiab) Development of 60,000 pulses andoilseedsvillages in identified watershedsc) National Mission on Saffrond) National Mission on Bamboo
The minimum support price for the commonvariety of paddy announced by theGovernment of india for the year 2010-11wasa)
According to the Human DevelopmentReport 2010 of the United Nations, India'srank in terms of the human deveiopmentindex isa) 119b) 134c) 169d) 182